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Fressain tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Douai at 12 km from Fressain

Visit Fressain: highlights and tourist information

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Fressain is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 40 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Fressain is 171 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 12 km and Cambrai at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fressain, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Fressain in Hauts-de-France.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Nord

Map of places to visit near Fressain


Markets in and near Fressain

  • Aniche: market Friday (7km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (11km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (12km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (14km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (15km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (15km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)

More information about Fressain, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Fressain, France

What to do at Fressain? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fressain.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (43km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (8km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (33km)
  • Wattignies (35km)
  • Wasquehal (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fressain

Canton: Arleux

Arrondissement: Douai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59234

Distance to Fressain

from Lille (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 171 km

from Calais: 120 km

from Nice: 794 km

from Bordeaux: 669 km

from Strasbourg: 380 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Fressain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abancourt, Aniche, Aubencheul-Au-Bac, Auberchicourt, Aubigny-Au-Bac, Brunemont, Bugnicourt, Cantin, Emerchicourt, Erchin, Fechain, Fressies, Hem-Lenglet, Lewarde, Marcq-en-Ostrevent, Monchecourt, Oisy-le-Verger, Paillencourt, Roucourt, Villers-Au-Tertre and Wasnes-Au-Bac.

This page in French: Visiter Fressain

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